Kevin Simmonds

Advantage Market Intelligence Ltd


Specialist in international market research and desk research for strategic market intelligence.


I provide a range of insight services include market intelligence, competitor intelligence, market research and data analytics. All the services are linked by a common aim of driving action, improving decison making and profitability.

Market Research:

  • Quantitative: online and offline surveys, web feedback and interviews
  • Strong desk research capabilities
  • Training and tools to improve your company’s internal collaboration

Market Intelligence:

  • Market size and forecasting
  • Market and customer segmentation
  • Trends, growth opportunities, and key drivers
  • Profiling of key customers or prospects

Competitor Intelligence:

  • Competitor profiles and benchmarking
  • Ongoing industry monitoring
  • Market competitor landscape
  • Ad hoc investigations (fully compliant with legal requirements)

Data Analysis:

  • A range of tools to make better use of existing data:
    • Dashboard creation
    • Visualisation and exception reporting to clearly highlight opportunities
    • Automated reports
    • Exception reports
    • Churned and lost customer analysis


Market intelligence and market research solutions for UK and international markets.

Offices in the UK and in Peru to support projects across all of LATAM.

I work with an established network of international researchers for on the ground local support in all developed countries and many emerging markets.

Main specialties are:

  • Quantitative methods (e-surveys, panels, CATI and mobile)
  • Market intelligence (sizing, trends and forecasts)
  • Competitor intelligence (profiling, landscape analysis and strategy formulation).
  • B2B
  • International


Over twenty years within research including:

  • Five years managing Advantage
  • Six years within European and global roles managing the market intelligence for a Fortune 500 company.
  • Twelve years within commercial and public sector focused market research agencies.
  • Experience of conducting market research in over thirty countries.
  • Market Research Society Certified member and Company Partner
  • Certified MRS member and MRS Company Partner.
  • ESOMAR member


Recent strategic market assessments include:

  • Assessment of market opportunities within the water, energy and agriculture sectors in South Africa
  • UK manhole cover market and opportunities within Europe
  • Baby food markets in Nigeria, Greece and Russia
  • Third party data provider market for software developers
  • UK telecom infrastructure market
  • Retail pharmacy market landscape in Europe
  • Evaluation of niche healthcare markets in Europe
  • Mobile banking and e-commerce platforms (global)

I have a strong track record of designing and delivering effective market research and using broader market intelligence tools to deliver actionable recommendations.




  • Advertising & Media
  • Business to business
  • Entertainment, leisure & travel
  • FMCG
  • Industrial, manufacturing & logistics
  • Retail
  • Utilities

Skills & Services

  • International
  • Online/Mobile
  • Quantitative
  • Secondary Research (data mining, desk research, web analysis)
  • Desk Research